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Contemporary Parenting: Challenges and Issues / Edition 1
     

Contemporary Parenting: Challenges and Issues / Edition 1

by Terry Arendell
 

ISBN-10: 0803972695

ISBN-13: 9780803972698

Pub. Date: 05/16/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This edited volume addresses one of the central issues of family studies - parenting. Terry Arendell uses the social constructionist and the feminist lens to examine current controversies and issues of interest to family professionals and students. This important new volume deals with the history and demography of parenthood, parenting styles and structures, and

Overview

This edited volume addresses one of the central issues of family studies - parenting. Terry Arendell uses the social constructionist and the feminist lens to examine current controversies and issues of interest to family professionals and students. This important new volume deals with the history and demography of parenthood, parenting styles and structures, and issues of parenting within the broader community and policy context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803972698
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/16/1997
Series:
Understanding Families Series , #9
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
0.81(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

A Social Constructionist Approach to Parenting - Terry Arendell
Parenting in American Society - Maris Vinovskis and Stephen Frank
An Historical Overview of the Colonial Period through the 19th Century
Who's Parenting? - Ronald Taylor
Trends and Patterns
Doing Parenting - Demie Kurz
Mother, Carework, and Policy
The New Father - Kathleen Gerson
Divorce and Remarriage - Terry Arendell
Gay and Lesbian Families - Katherine Allen
Children and Gender - Scott Coltrane and Michele Adams
Employment and Child Care - Jennifer Glass and Sarah Estes
An Agenda for Family Policy in the United States - George Martin

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